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Senior Sidekick staff writer Nanette Pottoore discusses the top trends of this decade. She reviews popular phrases and memes such as Nyan Cat, vines and more. Graphic by Shriya Vanparia.

Decade Wrap-up: How internet culture evolved society

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer December 19, 2019

Rise and Shine. In this story, I’m going to spill the tea on why the 2010s was an exciting decade for online trends and fads. The internet brought together many people through dances and memorable...

Mist Systems is the Coppell ISD new WiFi vendor, replacing Xirrus which was acquired by another company. Much of Coppell High School experienced WiFi outages before new Mist Systems rays started being installed in October.

New district provider resolving semester’s WiFi problems

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer November 7, 2019

The first two months of school, parts of Coppell High School had little to no WiFi. For weeks, classes had to endure learning without WiFi and service. This affected teachers’ agendas, student satisfaction...

Power outage leads to internet frustration

December 4, 2013

By Kara Hallam Staff Writer “The Internet finally works!” junior Seema Patel said. After angrily reloading her page for the past hour, Patel was finally able to conquer the fickle Coppell Independent...

What gets in my Hair: Reckless online behavior

What gets in my Hair: Reckless online behavior

February 6, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor What gets in my hair? Irresponsible and reckless behavior when communicating online. The internet is truly a wonderful place. You can instantly access a wealth...

Censorship bill faces opposition from internet companies, users

November 17, 2011

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor Popular social networking sites in the last 24 hours have been flooded with users angry over the recent SOPA act; a bill that many are claiming would lead to Internet...

Trying to conquer the Internet addiction

February 26, 2010

Maddie Walters Staff Writer It is well known fact that kids of our generation will forever be remembered by our adaptation and embracement of the advancements in technology which have taken place...

Arguably the best use of the internet: Chatroulette

February 26, 2010

By Angela Almeida Opinions Editor I have an addiction. It requires at least roughly an hour a night and rarely leaves my thought process. It is called Chatroulette, a phenomenon I have succumbed too. So,...

Windows 7 has arrived

November 3, 2009

Windows 7 has arrived. Laptops and desktops are changing at a rapid rate, and you’ll find that a lot of the familiar components are nowhere to be seen. Computers are now becoming smaller in size,...

Google Chrome takes internet to whole new level

October 26, 2009

By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer Google runs my life.  Seriously.  I cannot even remember the last time I went to the library to research with an Encyclopedia or a pile of books. And now the most...

On the battlefield: Internet vs. novels

October 15, 2009

By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer What is your status? You know what I’m talking about. Not your class rank, mood or physical location, but something much more exciting: your favorite quote on Facebook...

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